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cherise: now at 6:00, storms tear down trees and knock out power across the state. >> i looked out the dining room window and saw the tree down that has been here over 40 years. cherise: the cleanup underway hayley: much cooler and less humid air moving in right now. the updated workweek forecast to help you plan ahead is coming up. adam: honoring the victims of 9/11 on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack. >> it reminds me of how we came together during those days. adam: communities and law enforcement unite to remember the lives lost and the heroes who saved so many. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
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thousand people are still without power after a storm this morning. good evening. i am adam sexton. cherise: i am cherise leclerc. people are trying to clean up the damage. kristen carosa is live with the latest. kristen: we are on golden brook road where a tree fell this morning, knocking out power to residents here. things are cleed up. the good news, power wasac but it wasn't the same story for others around the state. golden brook road in windham was quiet sunday aftnoon after a fast-moving storm swept through early this morning. >> we were looking out the window. it took maybe five minutes of raining before we lost power. kristen: robert reinhart was one of many people living in this neighborhood that lost power. >> we saw firefighters, a few other emergency vehicles going down that way.
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front of 13 golden brook road causing damage that was quickly cleaned up. for them, power was back on in two hours. for others, the damage was more severe. here's a picture from bedford of a massive tree that fell on back river road. then to epsom, where trees came down at webster park. and also in epsom, a tree came crashing down in someone's backyard. that was a similar sight in weare. >> at first, i heard what i thought was rain. it turned out to be wind. i could see the whirling and it was a microburst. i looked out the dining room window and saw the tree down that has been here over 40 years. kristen: this massive tree cracked in half at craig knowles' home, landing in his backyard. >> the silver lining is it did not hit the house. it could have. we are very grateful the damage was not any worse. kristen: three roads in weare had to be partially closed or completely closed because of trees falling onto wires.
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>> we did not realize there was that much wind here at the station. when we got to the area where the trees were down, there was substantial damage. kristen: there certainly was. eversource says more than 23,000 customers were without power this morning. most should be back on by the end of the day. live in windham, kristen carosa, wmur news 9. adam: thank you. earlier today, more than 20,000 earlier today, more than 20,000 homes across the state w 2000 outages. cherise: crews are still trying to clean up the damage in many parts of the state. strong winds knocked down several trees on west north street in manchester. and a pine tree fell on a home in barrington. meteorologist hayley lapoint tells us if we're in the clear tonight. hayley: absolutely we are. those storms are long gone.
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it was a line that went across the state. nobody was left out of this one. within that line, there were easily wind gusts near 50, maybe 60 miles per hour. that is why there were so many wind damage reports. the circles indicate where there was wind damage. we did hear a very strong wind and damage in the epsom area. it looks like this was very strong wind that moved across the state. it is still breezy. we have gusts near 20 miles per hour in spots. it is a lot cooler. you can open the windows tonight. i will talk about how cool it will be for theorkweek, coming up. cherise: on the 15th anniversary of 9/11, people across the state are honoring the victims of the terrorist attack. a ceremony is about to start at the state veterans cemetary in
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are remembering the lives lost on september 11, 2001. mike: a great crowd on hand tonight for the closing ceremony of the 100 nights of remembrance. it is an annual tradition or memorial day to 9/11. every night, "taps was quote is played at the cemetery as well as in manchester. across the state, ceremonies held to bravery and sacrifice of so many 15 years ago are memorialized by a world trade center beam at the portsmouth police department which was unveiled last year. >> it's a part of american history, and we're very lucky to have that here. mike: today, officers and the community gathered for a moment of silence, prayer, and reflection on the lives lost and the heroism shown on 9/11.
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darkest days in our nation's history. >> we can solve the problems if we all work together. race relations, we wouldn't be so partisan. we can get things done. we can work to get our kids educated. we could work to end poverty. >> the portsmouth police department has made the commemoration of the event and the remembrance of this day into one of the most important things that happens every year in the city. >> my worldview completely shifted in the span of one day. students and faculty read reflections, laid american flags, and tied ribbons around trees. shortly after 9/11, four trees were planted at the school to represent the victims. >> i think it's important for us to come together today and remember those lives and not just assume that they are remembered year to year, but actually take the time to do that. as well as reflect on everyone's own experience that day, whether they're here at n or at home for our new students who were
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closing ceremony for the 100 nights of remembrance is underway now. we will have more coverage later tonight. mike cronin, wmur news 9. cherise: thank you. in manchester, new hampshire firefighters and the public took morning at the brady sullivan plaza. participants climbed the stairs five times to reflect the 110 stor with more than 400 participants, organizers say this is the largest turnout yet. >> i feel it is extremely important we never forget what those guys have done and what our firefighters do for the public all the time. >> it is amazing to think these guys walked in not knowing what was going to happen. unfortunately, this tragedy occurred. but that is what we do. we help people. cherise: money raised will
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tuesday. adam: next, how many people are expected to show up at the polls. and why candidates are calling for a contract to be thrown out after dartmouth hitchcock announced hundreds of layoffs. hayley: there is not much off to the west. we have more quiet weather in
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oil wells in new hampshire? you'd think so the way kelly ayotte voted. she voted to give big oil more than $20 billion in tax breaks. they gave kelly ayotte campaign contributions. corporate special interests are spending millions supporting her campaign... like the koch brothers. kelly ayotte: paid for by big oil; voting for big oil. not working for us. dscc is responsible for
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adam: the state primary election is about two days away. only 20% of registered voters are expected to turn out. cherise: more democrats are expected to head to the polls. analysts say almost all the races are white open and if turnout is lower than expected, is anyone's guess who will win. adam: two candidates for governor are calling on the
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signed contract with dartmouth-hitchcock after the hospital announced major layoffs. on wednesday, the executive council signed off on a multi-million-dollar contract for dartmouth-hitchcock to take over operations at the state hospital. then on friday, dartmouth-hitchcock announced it was laying off up to 460 people. today, manchester mayor ted gatsas became the first candidate to call for that contract to be torn up, saying, "the new hampshire hospital provides essential psychiatric care, and our leaders in concord must do everything in their power to preserve these critical mental health services." mayor gatsas also slammed the governor and the executive council for the contract. two other gubernatorial candidates serve on the council. governor hassan's spokesperson issued a statement today, saying, "the upcoming layoffs are troubling news, but dartmouth-hitchcock has said it won't impact the state contract, and the state will make sure that's the case." and just before 5:00 p.m.,
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the cancellation of the contract citing the layoffs, saying, "this vital ece of information was clearly withheld from the governor and council during the negotiations and debate of their $36 million contract." another campaign and other candidates are calling for officials to stay on top of issues like this. jeannie forrester's campaign says she was to make sure there is no wrongdoing in the contract. morning. hayley: my lawn furniture got tossed around. it was amazing to see the heavy rain. it has been a while since we have had heavy downpours of rain. any little bit helps. we need more rain. will we get some during the work week? your forecast coming up. cherise: it is finally here,
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>> now, meteorologist hayley lapoint and your stormwatch 9 forecast. hayley: those were intense storms this morning. this is a time-lapse from conway. he will be able to see it. in the north country, the rain
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the state. the sun came out and it has been a nice afternoon. much cooler in the north country. temperatures are in the 60's compared to the low 80's in southern new hampshire. now that the storms are gone, that is a loop. now that they are gone, we are totally clear. overnight with clear skies, it will be chilly with temperatures falling into the 40's across the state. behind it, the winds have shifted. there's is basically no more humidity in the air and it has been breezy with the winds kicking up out of the northwest. high pressure to the west of us will be on top of us the next couple of days keeping the skies clear. that means no rain. that for the drought good conditions to be outdoors -- bad for the drought but good conditions to be outdoors the next few days.
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67 in plymouth. mount washington at the summit, chilly. 76 in manchester. 77 in nashua. we have had some gusts upwards of 30 and even 40 miles per hour through the day. you can see the latest at the airport in concord about 25 miles per hour. the big difference now the cold front and storms have moved through is how it feels when you through is how it feels when you step outside. morning in some spots, it felt like you were in the tropics. now that is not the case. dew in the 40's across the state now. 24 hours ago, they were in the 60's. now we are in this invigorating air mass. it feels crisp, the perfect night to open the windows. we have the natural a.c. kicking in. overnight, totally clear skies.
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tomorrow. we will be in the 40's in a lot of spots by 7:00 tomorrow morning. lots of sun throughout the day tomorrow. highs will get into the 70's. but not as warm as today. another cool night monday night into tuesday. on tuesday, back to more sunshine and temperatures climbing into the lower 80's from concord south. the main thing you can take from this is it will feel more comfortable. very pleasant weather and lots very pleasant weather and lots of sunshine as we head into the low 40's up north. 50's in the southern part of the state. here is a look at the school day forecast for tomorrow. at the bus stop, it is a good idea to have on a light jacket. the kids will probably said that with temperatures in the 70's later in the day. the next few days, we warm back into the 80's. a chance of thunderstorms wednesday. we dry out and get cooler at the end of the week.
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>> now, news 9 sports. president obama: god bless this country we love you enjoy the games. reporter: a message from president obama opens the 2016 nfl season in stadiums across the country. teams around the league commemorated the anniversary with special opening events and beautiful anthems from military personnel. the eagle soared high aboutba ravens/bills game. the 2016 nfl season begins tonight for the patriots in glendale, arizona. there is no brady and no gronk. but let the jimmy garoppolo story begin. the quarterback is set to make his first career start in the absence of tom brady. brady is serving before-game suspension. garoppolo will be without rob gronkowski. he is out with a hamstring
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the cardinals finished runner-up in the conference last season. >> it is always exciting to get another nfl season. you cannot take it for granted. i have seen a lot of people come and go. just enjoying the moment. >> you should have some butterflies. on kickoff, that usually goes away. reporter: the brothers jo sidelines. joe flacco finds wallace. 66 yards for the touchdown. the ravens led 10-0. they go on to win 13-7. the cincinnati head coach wearing the new york fire department hat on this emotional day for the city. bengals against the jets.
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end zone. 54 yards on that play. later in the second, brian fitzpatrick finds eric decker for the score. the jets led 16-13 edit stay close. intercepted by josh shaw. the bengals hang on for the win. the boston red sox and blue jays are giving the di the battle for the top spot is hot. the teams squared off again today in toronto. they are tied 1-1 in the top of the second inning. jackie bradley jr. goes opposite field. a three-run home run and the red sox lead 4-1. that is his 24th homer of the season. troy tulowitzki, everybody come home. grand slam bases loaded. blue jays take the lead.
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rounds with this base hit. toronto led 8-7 in the sixth. big papi loves toronto because he does this against them. three-run blast. the red sox jumped out to the 10-8 lead and that was the difference. boston adds one more and hangs on for the win 11-8. that puts the red sox two games ah baltimore in the standings with three weeks to go in the regular season. they will be at fenway starting tomorrow. we will look back at last night's celebration at unh.
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reporter: the young starting
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electrified the crowd with plays like this. he clearly displayed his athleticism. he rushed for 87 yards and led unh to become back wi -- to the comeback win over holy cross. >> i was having fun playing football again. it felt good. it feels good getting out there and running around. it felt like high school a little bit. better. defense ticked me up really well. i was blessed to have them there. >> he is ok. a lot of things we saw preseason
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narrator: fewer new hampshire students are graduating debt free, while wall street and oil companies get billions in tax breaks. and whose side is kelly ayotte on? she voted to cut funding for pell grants and
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like oil companies that give millions to help her campaign. kelly ayotte: working for the special interests, not on our side. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. oil wells in new hampshire? you'd think so the way kelly ayotte voted. ninety percent with the big oil koch brothers. she voted to give big oil more than $20 billion in tax breaks.
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millions supporting her campaign... like the koch brothers. kelly ayotte: paid for by big oil; voting for big oil. not working for us. dscc is responsible for
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welcome to "world news tonight." breaking news. hillary clinton's diagnosis. new video showing her wobbling, then appearing to fall. the campaign saying she was overcome by the heat, rebounding about two hours later. but now, word she's also battling pneumonia. tonight, clinton's health and the political fallout. remembering 9/11. washington, and pennsylvania. plus, the new heroes emerging 15 years later. deck collapse. two balconies full of people crashing into one another, then into a deck below. dozens of college students trapped. what happened? new warning. what you could hear when you board a plane about the smartphone with the risk of


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